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Higginbottom & Mannock of Crown Ironworks, West Gorton, Manchester.
Makers of overhead cranes.
1881 'A New Travelling Hoist for Mills and Warehouses'. 
c.1900 Supplied an overhead crane for Rathmines Power Station, Dublin 
c.1901 20-ton hand-operated overhead travelling crane for Auckland Electric Tramways Co Ltd
c.1903 Supplied a 50-ton overhead crane to Manors Power Station in Newcastle upon Tyne. The crane has been preserved in situ at the 'CastleGate' in central Newcastle
1904 Supplied the electric overhead cranes for the new works of Graham, Morton and Co.
1925 The company was voluntarily liquidated.